Warner Anderson

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Warner Anderson
Warner Anderson Peyton Place.jpg
Anderson as Matthew Swain in Peyton Place.
Born (1911-03-10)March 10, 1911
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died August 26, 1976(1976-08-26) (aged 65)
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1916-1975
Spouse(s) Leeta Anderson

Warner Anderson (March 10, 1911 – August 26, 1976) was an American actor. He had a small part in a film in 1915. He had supporting parts in several films through the years.

Anderson starred as Lt. Ben Guthrie in the TV series The Lineup,[1] which ran from 1954-60. In syndication, reruns of The Lineup were broadcast under the title San Francisco Beat. His The Lineup costar was Tom Tully. Anderson played the same role in the 1958 film The Lineup.

He played newspaper publisher Matthew Swain on the TV series Peyton Place. He also served as the narrator at the beginning of each episode. He continued as narrator even after his character was written out of the series.

Anderson died at the age of 65.

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  1. ^ "Warner Anderson Lives His Role As Police Lieutenant". Ocala Star-Banner. October 24, 1958. p. 3. Retrieved June 5, 2011. 

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